A First Mute Coming Poem by Emily Dickinson

A First Mute Coming

Rating: 3.2


A first Mute Coming—
In the Stranger's House—
A first fair Going—
When the Bells rejoice—

A first Exchange—of
What hath mingled—been—
For Lot—exhibited to

* Sunprincess * 30 March 2014

......can anyone enlighten me as to what this poem means....

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* Sunprincess * 29 April 2014

..........faith can move mountains...enjoyed..

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Angelina Holmes 04 May 2014

Very touching. Love it.

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Indira Renganathan 23 October 2016

Yes, if there is no faith how can that fair go..I like the first line with clever usage of the word Mute...interesting work Emily- 10

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Sudipta Bhattacharyya 13 May 2019

A superb creation... Thanks a lot for sharing such a beautiful poem.

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Edward Kofi Louis 13 May 2019

When Bells rejoice! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Savita Tyagi 13 May 2019

A very interesting choice of words! Knowing Emily’s style and the use of word faith I take this poem as a spiritual awakening of self. In silence of heart enters that mute awakening that blooms as an inspiration. A mingling of our confined self with the free and wider cosmic self. It is what creates the bliss of spiritual life represented by church bell as well as joy of worldly life represented by fair. That is my intake of this poem. I could so immerse in its beauty and bliss.

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Dr Antony Theodore 13 May 2019

A first Exchange—of What hath mingled—been— For Lot—exhibited to Faith—alone— faith as the essential quality of life.... very good poem. tony

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Mahtab Bangalee 13 May 2019

Faith; the belief is the foundation structure of all activities!

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

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